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    • 03 SEP 19

    A training course entitled “Mosquito Taxonomy” at the Medical Entomology Unit at Institut Pasteur du Cambodge

    TICA, in collaboration with Institut Pasteur du Cambodge (IPC) and the Faculty of Agriculture (Department of Entomology), Kasetsart University, co-organized a training course entitled “Mosquito Taxonomy” at the Medical Entomology Unit at IPC from 27 to 29 of August 2019.

    The main topics of the training covered handling of mosquitoes collected and preservation techniques; later on, lectures on the morphology of Anopheles, Aedes, Culex and Mansonia and species keys for identification combined with many practical sessions under a microscope have improved the capacity of CNM and IPC entomologists to identify mosquitoes.
    5 participants from the National Center for Parasitology, Entomology and Malaria Control (CNM), 9 participants from IPC joined this training.